Enterprise-Class Stackable Switching at an Entry-Level Price
Today’s organizations expect their enterprise campus LANs to deliver more services to more users at a lower cost. These services include nextgeneration business applications as well as anytime, anywhere access for mobile devices. At the same time, campus LANs must be able to scale easily to meet future demands and efficiently evolve within dynamic business environments.
Brocade® ICX® 6450 Switches provide enterprise-class stackable LAN switching solutions to meet the growing demands of campus networks. Designed for small to medium-size enterprises, branch offices, and distributed campuses, these intelligent, scalable edge switches deliver enterprise-class functionality at an affordable price—without compromising performance and reliability. The Brocade ICX 6450 are available in 12-, 24-, and 48-port 10/100/1000 Mbps models and 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) or 10 GbE dual-purpose uplink/stacking ports (see Figures 1 and 2)—with or without IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and 802.3at Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+)—to support enterprise edge networking, wireless mobility, and IP communications.
Built for Maximum Cost-Efficiency and Investment Protection With Brocade ICX 6450 Switches, organizations can buy only what they need today and easily scale user ports and services as their network requirements evolve. Brocade offers maximum investment protection through flexible software licensing options that bring advanced services and performance to lower-cost ports. The Brocade HyperEdge® Architecture, for example, allows premium switch features and services to be shared with entry-level switches (Brocade ICX 6450 only).
Brocade ICX 6450 Switches come with three years of technical support from the Brocade Technical Assistance Center and software maintenance updates. With these capabilities, organizations gain peace of mind while freeing up IT budget and resources to grow their businesses.